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    Tropical Fruit Deep Dish “Pizza”

    October 2021
    Here’s a deliciously tempting dessert “pizza” from the kitchen of Lee Crenshaw, a member of Melissa’s Sales Team. While Lee takes liberties with the definition of “pizza,” the tasty results will melt any preconceived expectations in one bite!
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    Hatch Chimichurri on Seared Salmon

    August 2021
    This month's featured recipe is from the kitchen of Melissa's in-house nutritionist, Natalie Vargas. She turns field-fresh Hatch Peppers and herbs into a classic chimichurri sauce to top fresh-caught salmon! 
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    Purple Buns!

    July 2021
    Like blueberries, the purple coloring in the variety is produced by anthocyanins — disease-fighting antioxidants. The pigment makes red, blue and violet foods, depending on the type of anthocyanin.
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    Meatless Mole Enchiladas

    June 2020
    Sonia Sigur, now a three-time participant in this blog, outdid herself this time with an easy and irresistible enchilada recipe. Her filling consists solely of fresh ingredients -- Melissa's Peewee Dutch Yellow® Potatoes, Veggie Sweet Mini Peppers, riced cauliflower and tomato -- laced with jalapeño.
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  • Image of Spring Beet Crostini
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    A Springtime Crostini

    May 2021
    This month’s featured dish is by one of Melissa’s culinary contributors, Dana Hall, who works from a home office – her kitchen in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area of Arizona. 
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    Spaghetti Poblano!

    April 2021
    This month’s featured recipe was created by Edgar Sanchez, a member of Melissa’s Food Service Procurement team. Like the concept of “Tex-Mex” cooking, Edgar’s dish combines a popular ingredient
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  • Cauliflower Stir Fry
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    Cauliflower Stir Fry

    March 2021
    This month’s featured recipe, submitted by Sandra Andrade in Melissa’s Mail Order & Customer Service Department...
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